35th Anniversary

The USAID-funded John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program is celebrating its 35th Anniversary! For the past 35 years we have shared the best of American agricultural expertise with farmers around the globe. Below you will find a booklet highlighting some of diverse ways American volunteers have assisted their counterparts in developing countries – read, enjoy, share!

Farmer-to-Farmer 35th Anniversary StorIES

Farmer-to-Farmer's 35th Anniversary Celebration


On December 8th, 2020, F2F celebrated its 35th Anniversary with a virtual event. Watch below to see the entire event, including:

  • Welcoming remarks by Maura Barry, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator in USAID’s Bureau for Resilience and Food Security
  • The winners of Farmer-to-Farmer’s 2020 Volunteer of the Year Awards
  • A tribute to John Ogonowski
  • Speech by Theodore Weihe, former leader of USAID’s Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid, who was involved in the early stages of Farmer-to-Farmer
  • A panel of volunteers and staff reflecting on their experiences with Farmer-to-Farmer